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reporter joins us live with what is happening today in the investigation. cornell? >> good morning. c.h.p. is keeping a close watch on this house where another homemade bomb was discovered on wednesday. they plan to blow it up later this morning in a bomb squad trailer. we are learning some more surprising and bizarre details about the man living here. police searched the house two days ago after they say homeowner made a threat against state senator leland ye. on thursday a homemade bomb was blown up by the bomb squad and a further search showed up more hazardous materials. neighbors are not too surprised calling the suspect different. >> there were radio antennas and tv antennas so i was curious. >> that is not what we were looking for so it was an eye opener. didn't expect to find what we did officially so we are working on making the seen safe as we process the evidence. >> another surprise, he is a software engineer who worked directly with apple co-founder wozniak who endorsed the suspect on the linkedin profile said he is the most skilled engineer i ever met, never dull and tha
killings. new video of christopher dorner has surfaced. the lapd may be using a new tactic to find him and there could be a connection to tonight's grammy awards. kira klapper joins us live from the newsroom with all the late-breaking developments. good morning, kira. >> good morning. abc news has learned the los angeles police department is beefing up the number of officers guarding the grammy awards at the staples center. that's because he named many celebrities and musicians in his online manifesto. meanwhile the search enters its fourth day with big clues emerging. the latest piece. evidence is this surveillance from an auto parts store. it shows him throwing a magazine in and weapons belt in a dumpster. police confirm they found weapons inside this truck, his burned out truck, which turned up thursday near big bear lake. overnight the lapd announced what could be a new tactic, hoping to finally stop in week-long reign of terror. the police chief is reopening the 2007 case that got christopher dorner fired from the department for allegedly lying. >>> i'm not doing this to appease h
monitoring the conditions so check back with us and we will let you know how it is looking. right now in petaluma a light shower is falling. >> stay with abc7 for continuing storm wax coverage and a reminder you can track the storm online with the live doppler 7 hd with abc7news.com. >> family near danville finds out if they can move back if their home as being crushed by a massive oak tree. the 80' oak fell on the house in an exclusive community crushing the roof. a work crew will bring in a larger crane than they had yesterday to remove the tree. the home was red tagged until engineers can determine the stability. the weather is not blamed for the tree falling because the roots were diseased. >> san francisco mayor lee is going to announce a $1 billion project that has both beer lovers and the san francisco giants saying "cheers." cornell bernard joins us live from bi48 to tell us about it. >> lots of new jobs, too, the project is big. if you like beer brewed in san francisco, check this out, pier 48, sitting right across from at&t park and it will be home to the anchor brewing comp
but the district is considering something that could be very unpopular, charging to park. using the fees to build a packing structure or cut a parking deal with nearby businesses. the district floating the idea of adding another boat during high commute times. that is a positive dilemma but the bridge district is needing to do something and they expect a decision in the next few months. >> supporters want to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk. the supervisor last month introduced legislation to rename the airport harvey milk san francisco international. milk was the first openly gay elected official and was assassinated along with the mayor mascone in 1978. agoers say the new rally is to urge the other supervisors to support his legislation. voters may decide on the name change in november. >> we are days away from massive federal spending cuts and a new poll reveals what americans want congress to do, from bloomberg news shows 54 percent of americans want congress to delay the cuts, 40 percent say the government should go ahead and allow them to kick in. as lawmak
inland at 36 and low 40's for the rest of us this morning. headed to noon, a lot of sunshine and low-to-mid 50's 60's and the mid-to-upper 60's around 4:00. not too bad in the evening, mostly clear and upper 40's to low 50's. we have rain in the forecast tomorrow, especially in the morning hours, and let to mid 50's and scattered showers for friday and dry and warmer on saturday. kristen and eric? >> 6:14. happening today in washington, dc, secretary of state john kerry will be sworn in to office today. vice president biden will give the oath. john kerry started on monday where he received a warm welcome. he succeeded secretary of state, hillary clinton, the former massachusetts senator says protecting american diplomats is a top priority. president obama is headed to israel this spring, meeting with prime minister binyamin netanyahu, in the first trip to the country as president. the white house says the president will also visit the west bank and jordan. white house press secretary carney says that the two leaders will discuss several issues including the threats posed by iran and
. abc7 news reporter joins us live from concord with what we are lending about the boy. katy? >> beverly the fact that he is 14, police are only confirming he attends a nearby school. but he could go to mount diabolo high school just down the street from the scene of the accident at grant street. the accident happened about 1:30 yesterday afternoon. we have this video and you can see the police working in the intersection where the boy was hit. yesterday was actually a school holiday so it is unclear why he was in the area of his school. we know he was in a crosswalk. the driver who hit him did stop and is cooperating with police and the investigation the boy suffered life-threatening internal injuries. he is in critical condition at last check. i talked with the police department and they could not give me an update and i reached out to oakland children's hospital where he was transferred after being taken to john muir hospital. i have not heard back from either on the boy's condition. this intersection, locals know, is dangerous. you can see when you look at it, it is clearly marked wi
have to do to get your invitation is to like us on facebook and then you can hang out with 95,000 other bay area fans to post your opinions on the fashion flops, oscar snubs, and surprises. and again our coverage begins at 2:00 with "on the red carpet at the oscars." you can see the stars arrive and then the big show begins at 5:30. following the oscars we have a recap of the biggest moments and the afterparties with otrc at the oscars and jimmy kimmel's oscars special at ten followed by abc7 news at 11:00. >>> some people in the east bay were awakened by a magnitude 3.2 earthquake just before 3:00 this morning. it was centered east of fremont. no reports of any damage or injuries. >>> ripper mc hammer is tweeting after being arrested in dublin. some are calling the charges against him bogus. we have been tracking down the details. >> this is mc hammer's booking photo, taken thursday night after his arrest in dublin. according to dublin police he was parked in the hacienda shopping center when an officer approached him n a statement released the police say, quote, he had expired religio
. it will happen weeks from now. cornell bernard joins us live with what you need to know to be ready for the change. cornell? >> the countdown is on. in a month toll takers will be gone and all electronic tolling will be here at the golden gate bridge and starting this morning, the bridge will kickoff a series of public awareness campaigns to answer questions and clear up confusion aimed at 30 james of drivers who still pay tolls with cash. there will be hand outs and signs and information online explaining how to pay the tolls. there are three options. sign up for fast track account and get $1 discount on each toll. pay by plate, register the license plate with a bridge using a credit card and pay as you go or make a one time payment online. payment locations are set up at some gas stations across san francisco for tourists but if those do not work for you can do nothing, go through the toll plaza, get an invoice in the mail, you have 20 days to pay that. all electronic tolls comes to the golden gate bridge by the end of march. >> new this morning, president obama's popularity among
together following the shooting death of two officers in the line of duty. cornell bernard joins us live with what we are lending about the shootout. cornell? >> a very, very sad day in santa cruz, a city in mourning mourning the death of two believes killed in the line of document when they came to the home, at north branciforte, the suspect opened fire. they have been combing every inch of the crime scene. we have new video. several cars were reof -- removed from the property, a white luxus with bullet holes. detective sergeant butch baker and his colleague, elizabeth but her lost their lives on tuesday when they responded to the home. they were met with gunfire. the officers were killed. we were overhead minutes later. half an hour later the 35-year-old suspect was spotted and chased by police. he was shot and killed during the pursuit. police chief says his department now is coming to grip with the tragedy. >> there are not words to describe how i feel personally about there and how my department is reacting to this horrific tragedy. >> the chaplains are counseling fellow officers to
the obama administration filed a legal brief with the u.s. supreme court urges justices to strike down the federal defense of marriage act which defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. the move is not a surprise but when abc7 news anchor dan ashley asked president obama about this issue wednesday during his exclusive one-on-one interview with him at the white house, the president was noncommittal, saying that he needed to confer with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy they should take. the supreme court is set to take up the same-sex marriage issue in late march. >> members of a marching band in crockett are looking for help to find the burglars who ripped off the band room this week. several thousand dollars of musical instruments and electronics were stolen sometime between 6:00 p.m. tuesday and 6:00 a.m. wednesday. the school is asking people to be on the lookout for musical items on sale on the internet. >>> two dozen young athletes from mount hamel high school just returned from a trip of a lifetime. they went to cuba to play baseball. they are perha
liferaft. >> soon you may be able to use bay area car pool lanes without having passengers in the car but it will cost you. amy hollyfield? >> you can pay your way on 880 but the question is, would you like to be able to do that in other parts of the bay area? according to the "san francisco chronicle" you may soon be doing just that or have the ability to. they say that traps -- transportation officials are serious about creating 560 miles of express lanes. those who are car pooling use the lanes for free. others would want to use them, can, if you pay a toll. the complaint has been that car pool express lanes are often empty and not used as much as some think they should be. so the thought is to let more people use the lanes and ease congestion. look at this list of where they hope to add the lanes. they are talking about interstate 80. 680. 880. east bay approaches to the dumbarton and san mateo bridges. they would like to have the lanes opened up by 2015. they have to do some studies and figure out how to built the lanes, how to check the tolls, et cetera, et cetera, but, at this
in santa cruz for abc7 news. >> stay us with for continuing coverage of the santa cruz officers' murders with updates on facebook and on twitter at abc news at 11 bay area. >> damage will be assessed to a san francisco neighborhood caused by a massive water main break which you saw here first yesterday on abc7 news, a massive rush will water and mud swallowing cars and two dozen homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole. this is right next to a recent sewer pipe replacement project. >> support for same-sex marriage is continuing to grow among california voters. a new field palm -- poll shows of 61 percent in california approve it. among 18 do 20 year oz 75 percent approve. among voters 65 and older, 48 percent approve. this comes as the obama administration face as deadline today on whether to weigh in on the proposition 8 case before the supreme court which will hear arguments next month in an interview you saw only on abc7 the president told dan ashley he wants to make sure his administration doesn't interject too far into the case but the president di
dead. our reporter joining us live from hillside elementary in san leandro. amy? >> the campus is closed and the kids the be allowed to return to school and there will be a crisis team here if the kid want to talk about what happened on their campus. friends and fell of the victim turn this campus into a memorial last night holding a vigil for the 19-year-old. the college student was shot to death on wednesday night before 9:00. investigators say he may have been playing a dice game on the hillside elementary school campus before he was killed. his mother says he didn't have enemies. >> my son did not deserve what happened to him. at all. he should still be with me the i should not have to bury my baby. >> foster was a registered freshman for the college football team this year and also played at the high school in oakland. investigators have not made any arrests or named any suspects. the school was closed down yesterday so investigators could look for evidence on the campus but it will be open today. >> thank you. san francisco police are investigating a chase that results in
would extend from alberta, canada to the u.s. gulf coast. it's one of several multi-billion dollars pipeline projects in the works. it would carry oil from the landlocked tar sands oil field which environmental groups say is a big step in the wrong direction. their so-called forward on climate rally will involve protesters surrounding the u.s. state department's san francisco office of the office at state market street. it will start at 1:00 this afternoon. there will also be speeches from 2:30 until 3:00. >>> happening in just a few hours, runners will take over parts of san francisco's financial district. it's an annual lunar new year celebration. the chinatown new year run starts at 8:00 this morning at grant and sacramento streets. the course winds its way through the embarcadero back up to clay street. the run will be followed by a festival at portsmouth square. be advised several streets will have lane closers and some muni lines will also be affected. ♪ ♪ >> the celebration of lunar new year continues throughout the bay area. the sounds echoed through the oakland aggies c
:30, amy hollyfield will bring also the distress call and tell us where investigators are focusing efforts today. >> new this morning, major republicans are coming out in support of same-sex marriage and that includes a top silicon valley c.e.o. this comes weeks before the supreme court hears arguments in the prop 8 case. cornell? >> that is right. the fight to legalize gay marriage is getting very, very big support from a very unlikely place: prominent republicans who now are joining forces to strike down proposition 8. dozens of prominent republicans have signed a legal brief that will submitted to the supreme court this week arguing that gay people have a constitutional right to marry, among them, signing whitman who supported prop 8 when she ran for governor, and top advisors to former president george w. bush also signing. the brief could have potential to sway conservative justices when the court hears arguments next month. last week, president obama told abc7 use congress exclusively that supporting gay marriage is the right thing to do. >> i can tell you obviously my personal view
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